Certificate in English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education



    10 Apr, 2023

    8.5 Months



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Certificate in English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education

Using current research and best practices, the online certificate in English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education prepares you to support students as they learn English and master subject-specific content. You will develop a working knowledge of the theories of language acquisition and strategies to promote cultural understanding in a variety of educational settings.

Why ACE?

Quality You Expect

Our accredited programs are designed for working professionals who want a quality education. We’re committed to delivering high-quality, affordable and accessible online programs grounded in evidence-based content and relevant application.

Low Cost You Deserve

Are you employed by one of our partners? Did you graduate from an HBCU? Are you an inner-city teacher, a military veteran, a first-generation graduate student or an aspiring administrator? If so, you could be eligible for some of the $2.5M of scholarships and grants we provide in addition to our already low-cost programs.

Flexibility You Need

If you have graduate credits from another university or institution, you may be able to transfer these credits to fulfill ACE program requirements. Our Enrollment Counselors can help you evaluate your options. Also, our 24/7 support resources are here to help you complete your program and achieve your goals.


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Total Cost Certificate in English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education

Total Tuition

18 semester credits x $235 per credit



$50 Application Fee
$100 Conferral Fee
$720 Technology and Library Fee
(18 Semester Credits X $40 per Credit)


Total Program Cost


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Program Details


Focus of Study

Start Dates

With flexible start dates, you can begin your program when it’s best for you.

10 Apr, 2023 Term

07 Apr, 2023

Payment Due

07 Apr, 2023

Application Due

10 Apr, 2023

Term Start

14 Apr, 2023

Unregister/Cancel Deadline

14 May, 2023

Term End

22 May, 2023 Term

12 Jun, 2023 Term

10 Jul, 2023 Term

21 Aug, 2023 Term

11 Sep, 2023 Term


Here are just some of the courses you’ll take when working towards this program. Visit the College Catalog to see all courses.


Foundations of ESL and Bilingual Education

3 Semester Credits


Assessment of ESL and Bilingual Students

3 Semester Credits


Methods and Materials for Teaching English as a Second Language

3 Semester Credits


Cross-Cultural Studies for Teaching ELLs

3 Semester Credits


Diverse Learners

3 Semester Credits


Linguistics for TESOL

3 Semester Credits

Admission Requirements

ACE General Admission Requirements

Program Admission Requirements

International Transcript Requirements

English as a Second Language Applicants

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